Topic: The Mobile Issue

Best Apps In the fickle world of apps, here are Adweek's latest obsessions—in music, maps, social, shopping & more

Vine In the past few years, GIFs have become a ubiquitous form of social content. Now, with Twitter’s new mobile sharing app, everybody can make a GIF-like video. Experts predict Vine…

February 13, 2013, 6:11 AM EST

Portrait: Ayzenberg Group The interactive shop finds kids through the mobile, social platforms that obsess them

Specs Who (l. to r.) Gary Goodman, principal, creative director; Vincent Juarez, principal, media director; Stuart Pope, principal, creative director; Eric Ayzenberg, chief strategist, chief creative officer; Chris Younger, principal, director…

February 16, 2012, 6:42 AM EST

Perspective: From Brick to Slick Cellphones have changed a lot in 20 years, but the tactic used to sell them? That's still vintage 1988

Though Apple and the late Steve Jobs have been praised (with justification) for improving, streamlining, face-lifting and otherwise revolutionizing the cellphone, it’s only fair to note the one thing Jobs…

February 16, 2012, 6:26 AM EST

Recent Downloads Whether for smartphones or tablets, Android or Apple, some of our favorite mobile apps (at least since we last checked the App Store)

LauncherPro If smartphones really were such personal devices, their user interfaces wouldn’t be so homogeneous. Here, users take ownership of their Androids with customizable widgets and a 3-D app drawer. Flipboard Already a longtime…

February 15, 2012, 12:06 AM EST

Portfolio: A City Connected Renowned New York artist captures today's mobile scene

Who better to capture a day in the mobile life of New York than one of the city’s most individual observers? Best known for his 2009 cover of The New…

February 15, 2012, 12:02 AM EST

Verizon to Duke It Out With Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, HBO GO Partners with Redbox parent Coinstar

The rapidly growing licensed video market has a new player. Verizon, partnering with Redbox parent company Coinstar (yes, of change-jar-disposal fame), joins Hulu, Netflix, Amazon and HBO GO in a…

February 14, 2012, 6:39 AM EST

Jason Spero: Mobile Evangelist Google's head of sales and strategy on why businesses' mobile websites are behind the curve

Google’s mobile ad business is going gangbusters. In 2011, the company’s share of U.S. mobile ad revenue was 51.7 percent or $750 million, according to eMarketer. It leads mobile display…

February 14, 2012, 6:26 AM EST

Hearst to Link Digital Editions With Amazon As publisher tightens pact with e-tailer, the trick will be to maintain its editorial independence

Is it a magazine—or catalog? Magazines have been increasingly blurring the line between editorial and commerce, lending their names to products and shopping sites. Now, computer tablets and e-readers are making…

February 14, 2012, 6:22 AM EST

First Mover: JB Perrette Discovery's chief digital officer talks about the challenges of 'TV Everywhere'

To be honest, I sort of expected you to sound like Pepé le Pew when you first opened your mouth. [Laughs] Actually, I was born and raised here in New…

February 13, 2012, 12:11 AM EST

Watching the Electeds As digital privacy continues to roil D.C., the mobile ad industry is rushing controls into place before lawmakers act

As the mobile advertising industry begins to capture more share of the marketing mix, it is also working aggressively to put in place privacy policies and guidelines to keep Washington…

February 13, 2012, 12:10 AM EST